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Blumenthal Statement on Passing of Former State Senator Gomes

(HARTFORD, CT) – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released the following statement on the passing of former Connecticut State Senator Edwin Gomes:

“Ed Gomes was a relentless, irrepressible champion of working families - truly a happy warrior. His endless energy and generous spirit inspired so many of us to fight even harder for economic and racial justice. He touched so many lives with his wonderful combination of toughness and compassion. I am proud to have been his friend and my heart goes out to his family.”